Texas Spartan Beast Presented by Dial For Men

Spartan Beast obstacle course trail race in Glen Rose, TX
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Registration Fees Spartan Beast Fee Schedule & Details

Individual Until
$110 June 8th (Early Bird)
$120 July 8th
$140 August 8th
$157 September 8th
$169 October 8th
$181 November 8th
$193 November 22nd
$205 December 5th (Registration Closes)

Armed forces and students receive a $10 discount during registration
**participants will be required to show valid military or student identification at check-in or must pay the full registration fee

- Competitive heats will be an additional $10
- Team Discounts (see below)

Registrations are final.  No refunds. No changing start waves.

Important Race DocumentsDownloadable PDF's **Check Back Often, We Do Update These**

Rules and Important Information

Athlete Guide

Participant Waiver

Spectator & Volunteer Waiver

Kids Waiver

Saturday Bibs

Sunday Bibs

Location InformationRough Creek Lodge & Resort - START TIME 8:00 a.m.

Rough Creek Lodge & Resort, 5165 County Road 2013| Glen Rose, TX 76043

Parking:  $10 per car.  Please feel free to use our Facebook wall to set up carpooling!

Race Day InformationWhat You Need To Know

Spartan Beast - 10-12 mile Obstacle Race from Hell. If you have done any race anywhere in the world: whether a mud run, fun run, olympic run, bike race, death march or any kind of event claiming to be the "toughest race on the planet" you will be happy to know that this is where it ends..THIS IS THE SPARTAN BEAST...Step up and get out of your comfort zone, many will arrive, but few will leave!


Mandatory Headlamps - All racers who are still on the course at 5pm will be required to have a headlamp.  We expect it will take most people longer than 3 hours to complete this course, some up to 7 hours.  If you don’t have a headlamp you will not be able to continue.  Please plan accordingly.


Course Closing - Course closes at 8:30pm.  Any remaining racers will be pulled from the course then.  Time is subject to change.


When: December 8th and December 9th* 2012

Distance: Over 10-12 miles, fastest time should be around 180 minutes. Those who can climb well will be rewarded.

Start Times: Heats start at 8am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday Enter the "Competitive" heat if you want to compete against the best!

Aid Stations: 4. Please hydrate properly.

All Racers Receive:

  • - Finishers Medal
    - T-Shirt
    - Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
    - DJ Entertainment
    - Tired legs from climbing up and down the mountain
    - Good views of the area
    - Wet and muddy clothes
    - Beast Bragging Rights

Spectators: Want a front row seat to all the Spartan action? Spectator tickets are available online for $10 (click the yellow register button above like you're registering to race and choose the spectator option), or purchase them on-site for $15 (please bring cash). As a Spartan Race spectator, you'll receive $5 Spartan bucks redeemable at the merchandise tent, entry to the rocking festival area, a festival map, access to some of the obstacles on course, not to mention the epic Gladiator pit and finish line. Enjoy music and watch your friends and loved ones slip and slide through the Spartan course in the relative safety and comfort of the Spartan Race festival grounds! You can also test your fitness in our festival challenges including the Pull-Up Challenge, Slosh Pipe Challenge, Kaiser Challenge and Traverse Wall Challenge. Beware, the next ticket you'll want to buy might have you standing on the Spartan starting line!


Interested in FREE parking and a FREE race entry (for you or anyone else)?  Volunteer!

See our FAQ section for more information.

Cash Pursesponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union

We are proud to announce that Navy Federal Credit Union has ponied up a $5,000 cash purse at the following 5 events: PACNW, PA, Mid-Atlantic, SC Beast, and Glen Rose, TX. 1st place male and female finishers in our Competitive wave on Saturday will take home $1,500, 2nd place $750, and 3rd place $250.


Challenge Your FriendsBuild a Team!

Strength comes in numbers!   Become part of a team to help yourself and others get through the event, save money, and support our troops.

How does it work?

Create a team or join a team! The more people on a team, the more money everyone will get back in their pocket! Each team member will receive a discount, refunded to the method of payment used, a few days prior to race day. The discount escalates as the team size increases, so get more friends to join your team and everyone saves more money!

How many people are needed to make a team?

Teams are unlimited with a minimum of four people! Team members are timed individually and are not required to cross the finish line together.

Which team takes home the prizes?

The fastest 4 times of the team will be used to calculate the team's finishing time. Prizes will be awarded to the team who finishes on top! Interested? Learn more here...

Hurricane Heat AvailableRun with the Spartan race Founders & Staff

Hurricane HeatThe Spartan Hurricane Heat is a special opportunity that gives athletes the chance to run with the Founders and staff of Spartan Race in a unique and memorable way.  To celebrate our season-ending Texas Beast, we'll be running the first Hurricane Heat on a Beast course in 2012, on Friday evening, December 7th.


We'll run the course backwards, sideways, or while carrying our buddies, but one thing is for certain: no two Hurricane Heats will ever be the same. There are no timing chips, no bib numbers, no bells and whistles, just a true Spartan-style workout that represents what we're all about…getting up when you’re knocked down and finishing what you start.  You'll be put on a team, and you'll rely on that team to ensure that you finish as a team.


Successful finishers earn Hurricane Heat dogtags, a finisher shirt, a Hurricane Heat badge, entry into a closed networking group, and the chance to build relationships that will last well beyond the finish line.


Start time: Arrive Friday evening, December 7th, no later than 6:00pm.  Be dressed and ready to go, we'll be heading out on course at 6:30pm SHARP. Don't be late!  It will get dark quickly, so headlamps, glowsticks and warm clothing are mandatory, so please come prepared.


To register, click a REGISTER button on the top right of this page.

Pre Race Packet Pick-Up TBD


Spartan Kids RaceSpartan Racing For Kids

Jr. Spartan | 0.5 miles

Varsity Spartan | 1 mile


Spartan Race is not only limited to adult fun! Bring the kids ages 4-13 who can participate in their very own Jr. Spartan race. They will enjoy the thrill of the run, a variety of scaled down obstacles and their own mini festival area filled with games and children's challenges! Our mission is to inspire children to develop a love for fitness at an early age.


The course is about a 1⁄2 mile filled with junior obstacles for Jr. Spartans and 1 mile for Varsity Spartans. Each child will receive a T-shirt and Finisher's Medal with 100% of the Jr. Spartan Adventure proceeds benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation.


As a leader in the movement to help children learn life-long health and fitness habits, the Kids Fit Foundation strives to raise awareness and develop programs that educate, empower and inspire kids to become and stay fit.


Spartan Kids’ heats go off between 12pm and 1pm.


Pre-Register: $25 / Day of Registration: $30


*Kids Registration and check-in closes at noon so please be early. To register, click the REGISTER button on the top right of this page.

Race Results & PhotosWhere Do I Get Them?

You can go right here for results and a photos link will be coming soon.